Chad Salsbery joins HKA’s growing Forensic Accounting and Commercial Damages team as a Partner based in Chicago

HKA, a leading global consultancy in risk mitigation, dispute resolution, expert witness, and litigation support services, is pleased to announce that Chad Salsbery has joined the firm’s Forensic Accounting and Commercial Damages (FACD) practice as a Partner based in Chicago, IL.

Mr. Salsbery will assist in expanding the firm’s Intellectual Property practice. He has over 25 years of experience in matters related to commercial damages, financial valuations, bankruptcy, insurance claims, government contracts, and construction claims. He has analyzed and addressed claims for lost profits, price erosion, business interruptions, lost earnings, reasonable royalties, unjust enrichment, increased costs, and diminution of business value across a wide variety of industries.

“We are excited to reunite with Chad as he brings with him over two decades of experience quantifying damages and performing economic analyses across multiple service lines and industries. He is a valuable addition to the Americas FACD team. Chad is well known amongst many of his new HKA colleagues from his previous legacy firm experience, and we look forward to his immediate impact and contributions to our growing FACD practice.”

Paul Meyer, Partner, Joint Forensic Accounting & Commercial Damages Lead, Americas, and Global Intellectual Property Lead

Mr. Salsbery has extensive testimony and alternative dispute resolution experience. He has been identified as an expert witness in civil proceedings in many venues, including United States District Courts, state courts, the American Arbitration Association, and the Singapore International Arbitration Centre. He has also presented damages analyses to the members of the Department of Justice in mediation and other settlement discussions.

“I am extremely excited for the opportunity to reunite with so many of my colleagues from the past 25 years at HKA. I look forward to working with colleagues old and new to provide high-quality professional services and solve our client’s complex business issues.”

Chad Salsbery, Partner

Prior to joining HKA, Mr. Salsbery was managing director of B. Riley Advisory Services and a vice president at TM Financial Forensics, which was acquired by HKA in 2022. He earned his Bachelor of Science in finance, real estate, and insurance from Indiana University, is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), and is a member of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA).

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HKA’s Forensic Accounting and Commercial Damages (FACD) experts have extensive experience advising clients on the accounting, economic, and financial impacts of complex matters. Our experts serve clients by analyzing issues related to various disputes, including breach of contract, intellectual property (IP), shareholder, mergers, and acquisitions. Additionally, we undertake fraud, forensic, and regulatory investigations.

HKA’s IP consultants and experts work worldwide to value intangibles in most industries – from high technology to education, healthcare to e-commerce, and transport and consumer goods. We are experienced in analyzing the multitude of issues required to assess IP damages such as apportionment of profits, manufacturing and sales capacity, available alternatives, customer demand, company and product profitability, competition, cost savings, and enhanced earnings related to licensing IP. Our IP experts have evaluated and determined reasonable royalties for a broad range of products and industries, reviewing and analyzing thousands of license agreements.

Learn more about HKA’s Forensic Accounting, Commercial Damages, and Intellectual Property Expert services.


HKA is the leading global consultancy in risk mitigation, dispute resolution, expert witness, and litigation support services.

HKA brings a proud record of excellent service and high achievement to bear on today’s challenges. As trusted independent consultants, experts, and advisors, we help clients manage disputes, risk, and uncertainty on complex contracts and challenging projects. Our advice is impartial, incisive, and authoritative.

We work with government agencies, local authorities, contractors, legal firms, and other professional service providers, as well as owners and operators, financial institutions, and insurers. HKA’s global portfolio includes some of the world’s largest and most prestigious commissions across a wide range of industries.

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NameAndrew J. Katz, CPSM
TitleMarketing and Communications Director, Americas
Number+1 215 962 1136


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